Originally Posted by The Morningstar
I could see why they went that route though. He was dying, he was on a self destructive path, getting a bit too big for his boots by thinking he is the only bad ass in the world. It all makes sense with the context of the story.
The problem was, apart from that scene where he learns about was his dad really thought of him, we didn't really get enough heart and charm from him.
Actually, you're 100% right. I forgot that I had noticed this in my last few viewings. Like you said though, you can see how they got there. I still appreciate the demon in a bottle elements they used.